Drive By with Colm Hayes

    Monday - Friday, 4.30 - 7pm


    Wednesday 27th May

    Driveby - Louis Walsh

    Louis Walsh had lots of news for us on Driveby today! He introduced Hometown to the UK Market yesterday, they will be releasing their single 'Where I belong' in July. He confirmed he will not be returning to X-Factor this year, he cleared up some rumours about the Cheryl feud, & we got his thoughts on this year's Eurovision!

    Tuesday 26th May

    Driveby - Deirdre O'Kane

    Irish Life has partnered with ‘Moone Boy’ mammy and ‘Noble’ actress, Deirdre O’Kane to celebrate the value of the Irish mammy, and to remind Mums that the best way to protect their family is by protecting themselves, as just over half a million Irish families don’t have life insurance cover in Ireland.

    Driveby - Paul McGrath

    Paul has some fond memories of Bill O'Herlihy over the years. He also thinks John Giles, Eamon Dunphy and Liam Brady are the best pundits on TV, and he reminisces about playing in the Green Jersey

    Monday 25th May

    Driveby - Stephanie Roche

    An emotional & honest interview with footballer Stephanie Roche. She spoke about her encounters with the late Bill O'Herlihy, and her disappointment at Houston Dash's decision to release her from her contract.

    Driveby - Jessie Jane McParland

    Colm & Al just spoke to Britain's Got Talent SEMI-FINALIST, the wonderful Jessie Jane McParland! Make sure you get behind her this week and vote for Ireland's Golden Dragon !!!!

    Thursday 21st May

    Driveby - Wyvern Lingo

    Studio session with Wyvern Lingo who are supporting Hozier on current UK tour For more info go to:

    Driveby - Simon Lamont

    Simon Lamont AKA The Lazy Chef was in with some culinary delights! Check them out at Bloom 2015 Phoenix Park, Dublin May 28th – June 1st

    Wednesday 20th May

    Driveby - Angela Scanlon

    Angela Scanlon on Eurovision show 'The Good, The Bad and The Mad', working on The Voice UK & filming for RTE's 'Getaway's' In Miami...

    Tuesday 19th May

    Driveby - Jarlath Regan

    Comedian Jarlath Regan on Eurovision and his podcasts 'Irishman Abroad'

    Driveby - Rosie McMeel

    Rosie is just back from Cannes Film Festival, she gave us the inside scoop on the red carpet, told us about #ShoeGate and even managed to take a sneaky selfie!!

    Monday 18th May

    Driveby - Paddy 'The Hooligan' Holohan

    MMA Fighter Paddy ‘The Hooligan’ Holohan live in studio to give the bluffers guide to UFC!

    Friday 15th May

    Driveby - Fiona Flynn on Netflix

    Streaming is now mainstream in Ireland with two-thirds of all adults having viewed video-on-demand services within the last six months. There's roughly 200,000 subscribers in Ireland. Fiona Flynn, TV Editor in spoke to the lads about her top picks on Netflix.

    Wednesday 13th May

    Driveby - Caroline Morahan

    We had Caroline Morahan in studio, it's just been announced she will present the IFTA’s

    Tuesday 12th May

    Driveby - Rea Garvey

    We had Raymond Garvey on the show, he is an Irish musician & Songwriter based in Germany. He is also one of the four coaches on the German version of The Voice.

    Monday 11th May

    Driveby - Patrick Donoghue

    Winner of The Voice Patrick Donoghue also joined us in IKEA

    Driveby - Hometown

    Live in IKEA today Hometown and their excited fans popped in to see us

    Thursday 7th May

    Driveby - X-Factor's Only The Young

    Only The Young from X-Factor 2014 popped in to see us. They will be releasing their single in July. For more info go

    Driveby - Black Haired Barman

    John Ennis from Grafton Lounge was on the show about a letter they received by post this morning addressed to the Black Haired Barman. We decided to open the letter live on air...

    Wednesday 6th May

    Driveby - Simon Campbell & Paul Lumsden have a fair coming up May 17th 2015 for exclusive offers of up to 50% off all your wedding needs, 11am to 6pm, Bewley's Hotel, Ballsbridge

    Driveby - Lisa Cannon

    Lisa Cannon from TV3's Xpose was on the show about her upcoming wedding & celebrating her grandmothers birthday - she will be 102!

    Tuesday 5th May

    Driveby - Chupi Sweetman

    Colm & Al spoke to Irish designer Chupi about her delicate gold jewellery which is inspired by the beauty of natural and wild things Check out her website

    Monday 27th April

    Driveby - Korey Kiepert

    Interview with Korey Kiepert, lead rollercoaster designer. He’s behind Europe’s largest inverted wooden roller coaster set to open in Tayto Park soon

    Tuesday 21st April

    Driveby - Jessie Jane McParland From BGT

    Colm & Al were chatting to the amazing Jessie Jane McParland (AKA JJ GOLDEN DRAGON) who wowed all four judges in Saturday night's episode of Britain's Got Talent!

    Thursday 16th April


    Colm and Al decided to help Failte Ireland with their ‘Staycation’ drive by devising some festivals for the lesser known towns in Ireland – Donkey Festival in Bray anyone? South Park Convention in KilKenny? Slasher Movie Festival in Gorey??

    Ger Eaton

    Today on the show Colm & Al spoke to Ger Eaton. His groovy 70s themed gaff features on 'Home of the Year' on RTE One tonight.

    Wednesday 15th April


    Al feels there’s a touch of Richard Branson about him so he’s come up with some ideas to save himself a fortune on dry cleaning his suits. Colm gives it the ‘Trump or Dump’ rating.

    Shayne Ward

    We're talking to Shayne Ward next on Driveby about his new album & his HMV signings this weekend.

    Tuesday 14th April

    Sile Seoige

    Colm & Al spoke to Sile Seoige about her role as Surfia in I, Keano. It runs until May 2nd in the Olympia Theatre. For ticket information check out

    Monday 13th April

    Brendan McCahey

    2fm wildcard & winner of the Voice of Ireland 2014 - Brendan McCahey was in studio talking about his amazing year and singing his new single 'Safe and Well' live!

    Friday 10th April

    Karl Spain

    With Al away in Vicar Street, we recruited his ‘joke writer’ Comedian Karl Spain to bring the laughs, and talk a bit about what he’s been up to recently.


    Thanks to we are giving away His & Hers monogrammed slippers to a bride to be! This week Colm spoke to Carol Murphy who was en route to Galway for her hen.

    Thursday 9th April

    Nadia Forde

    Nadia Forde dropped in to studio to talk about her new TV series 'Nadia: Chasing the Dream' starting tomorrow night, April 10th, on 3e.

    Wednesday 8th April

    Jane McGrath (aka Garda Sharon Cleere)

    Jane McGrath, who plays Garda Sharon Cleere in TV3's Red Rock, popped into studio to talk to Colm & Al about her latest storyline!

    Tuesday 7th April

    Totally Wired

    Colm spoke to Lorcan and Emmet from Totally Wired, ahead of their gig tonight supporting Al Porter’s Work Night Out!

    David Rawle (aka Martin Moone)

    Colm & Al spoke to David Rawle (aka Martin Moone) following the season finale of Moone Boy on Monday Night

    Thursday 2nd April


    Ryan from Hometown was on chatting to Colm about reaching number 1 in the charts with their single 'Cry for Help'.

    Thursday 26th March

    Driveby - Cheetah Platt

    Cheetah and his wife are currently doing a world trip where they are getting married 38 times, in 12 countries over 83 days

    Wednesday 25th March

    Driveby - Aoife Walsh

    We spoke to former Miss Ireland Aoife Walsh about her reaction to model Edie Campbell's dad saying her education was a waste of money!

    Driveby - Louis Walsh

    Lous Walsh's reaction to Zayne Malik leaving One Direction

    Thursday 19th March

    Driveby - Zayn quits One Direction Tour!

    Zayn Malik quit the One Direction Tour today due to stress. Colm & Al spoke to Lottie Ryan to get the full story.

    Wednesday 18th March

    Driveby - Stephanie Roche

    Stephanie Roche talks to Colm and Al about being in the White House for St. Patrick’s Day, and what it’s like playing for Houston Dash!

    Monday 16th March

    Driveby - The Lazy Chef on things to hunt down and devour this St Patrick’s Day

    The Lazy Chef, Simon Lamont was on chatting to Colm and Al about some good old fashioned Irish cuisine.

    Thursday 12th March

    Driveby - Larry Gogan joined us in studio to talk about his old friend & Colleague Tony Fenton

    2FM's Larry Gogan joined us in studio today to talk about his old friend and colleague Tony Fenton who passed away today.

    Wednesday 11th March

    Driveby - Actor Ian Lloyd Anderson Interview

    We spoke to Ian Lloyd Anderson (Deano in Love/Hate) about his upcoming role in ‘The Field’ and his wedding which is bang in the middle of rehearsals!

    Tuesday 10th March

    Driveby: Jeremy Clarkson Suspended From Top Gear

    We spoke to Michael Sheridan, Motoring Correspondent RTE Guide about Jeremy Clarkson who was suspended from BBC’s Top Gear following ‘Fracas’ with producer

    Monday 9th March

    Driveby - Horse or Band Quiz

    Colm & Al go head to head in our latest quiz Horse or Band...

    Wednesday 4th March

    Driveby - Maniac 2000 15 Years Ago today!

    Spoke to Mark McCabe the man behind Maniac 2000!

    Driveby - Interview with Melvin Benn, Director of Festival Republic

    More acts announced today for Electric Picnic 2015 so we spoke to Festival Republic director Melvin Benn

    Tuesday 3rd March

    Driveby - Little Hours

    John & Ryan from Little Hours were live in studio. They are nominated for Best Song 'It's Still Love' at upcoming The Meteor Awards

    Monday 2nd March

    Driveby - Aoife Duffin who plays Trisha in Moone Boy

    Ahead of Series 3 of Moone Boy airing tonight we caught up with Aoife Duffin who plays Trisha Moone

    Driveby - What do you remember from the 90's?

    Moonboy Monday - Just a little bit of nostalgia from the 90's!

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